Published in Blood Weekly, February 5th, 2009
Eight in 10 physicians surveyed said that they discuss weight issues with their patients every/almost every visit, yet half as many patients - only four in 10 - report having these discussions with such frequency. In particular, roughly half of overweight patients and a third of obese patients say their physician seldom or never discusses their weight with them.
Almost all of surveyed physicians (85 percent) acknowledge that...
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